reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of
personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones.
it was an Apple iPad that caused an itchy body rash in an 11-year-old
boy recently treated at a San Diego hospital, according to a report in
rashes aren't life-threatening but they can be very uncomfortable, and
they may require treatment with steroids and antibiotics if the skin
eruptions become infected, said Dr. Sharon Jacob, a dermatologist at
Rady Children's Hospital, where the boy was treated.
Jacob, who co-wrote the report, said the young patient had to miss school because of the rash.